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Phone: (800) 965-WISH
4742 North 24th Street
Suite 400

Phoenix
Arizona 85016
USA
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Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. It is the largest wish-granting charity in the world, with 62 chapters in the United States and the U.S. territories of Guam and Puerto Rico. Since 1980, Make-A-Wish granted more than 200,000 wishes worldwide. A 7-year-old boy named Chris Greicius, who dreamed of becoming a police officer for a day, inspired the creation of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Officers of the Arizona Department of Public Safety and U.S. Customs made his wish come true on April 29, 1980.The Make-A-Wish Foundation is funded primarily through corporate and private donations. Requests for wishes come from parents or guardians, medical professionals, and children themselves. The fulfillment of a wish creates a magical moment for children, families, and everyone involved in a wish. It is the organization's vision that people everywhere will share the power of a wish®.
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12/06/12
CONTRIBUTIONS: As you open your pockets to do a good thing and make yourself feel good, please keep the following facts in mind: ---------------------------- The American Red Cross President and CEO Marsha J. Evans' salary for the year was $651,957 plus expenses MARCH OF DIMES It is now ... more »
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05/17/12
I have donated to MAW and found that they immediately confirm receipt of donations with an very sweet e-mail. Recently, I have also had the experience of my niece developing cancer and being granted a "wish." This organization was wonderful and so very kind and considerate. Both as a donor and a ... more »
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03/16/12
Make-A-Wish brings hope, strength and joy to thousands of children every year through the power of a wish. A wish helps transform a child's experience at a time when life is filled with hospitals, medicine and painful moments. Moreover, it creates a joyful experience for the entire family. The ... more »
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